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Shuttle docks with Russian station

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In 1995 US and Russian spacecraft docked in orbit for the first time in 20 years.

The US shuttle Atlantis delivered a relief crew of two cosmonauts to the Russian Mir space station, sparking celebrations in Moscow and Washington.

Pictures courtesy of Nasa.

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